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Three Ways to STRESS LESS During Wedding Planning 

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Hi friends! Sarah here. As many of you know, I am planning my own wedding this year, and it has *ironically* not been my favorite. Turns out, it’s a lot easier to do this stuff when you’re not emotionally attached to every teeny tiny detail. Shocker. The other day my maid of honor said, “try not to stress too much.” And I casually thought to myself, “EASY FOR YOU TO SAY, WOMAN!” But then I got thinking….there have been some definite things that have helped me manage the stress and pressure throughout this whole process. So, for those of you currently entwined in planning your own nuptials, I wanted to share. I hope the tips below help you! And the next time I complain about the stress of planning my wedding, remind I wrote this whole blog about how I “stressed less” and make me re-read it, ok? Ok. Here we…

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Passionately Detailed, Fiercely Loyal Floral Designer & Grateful Team Member

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Hello loves! Does that above description actually make sense? Don’t worry, I’ll explain more below. Ellie here, cluing you in on who I am and how I came to be a part of the amazing team that makes up Grand Occasions! For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a wedding planner. Like ever since I had memories, weddings were always my end goal. So naturally every romantic comedy, every lovey dovey holiday, each and every romance story, and all the weddings I either attended or was a part of, I was obsessed. During any wedding, you can best bet I have big, fat happy tears rolling down my face. So I thought, what better dream job than to work in the wedding industry with the ultimate goal of becoming a full time wedding planner? I had always been told growing up that I was…

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3 Tips for Your NYE Make Up

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Say “hi” to our favorite beauty expert, Jen, of JGS Beauty Co! Jen does the most fabulous job with makeup for so many of our brides, so we asked her to take over the blog with some tips for the sparkliest night of the year, just for you! Hi beauties! I’m Jen, and I’m obsessed with true crime, mexican food, Bravo reality TV, and of course, all things fashion and beauty. Oh, and I’ve always been a huge fan of New Year’s Eve. As a kid I liked it cause I got to stay up late, eat snacks, and watch tv. As a teen I fell for the romantic idea of a fresh start, and the bravery that comes with the end of something and start of something new. The first time I watched “When Harry Met Sally” (one of my all time favorite movies), I was completely obsessed with the final…

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Jess Fields – Knots of Love Studios

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This girl is doing it so right. She’s hustling hard with her creative self and making the most wonderful things for women to wear, hang on their walls, and hold their plant babies. Meet Jess Fields: Senior Web Designer by day, Professional Macrame Creator by night. We bonded over FaceTime earlier this week and OH MY WORD she is amazing and I can’t wait to tell you all about her fabulous business. When I asked Jess how Knots of Love Studios all started she answered, “basically I have two cats that wanted to kill themselves by eating plants.” And I laughed out loud as she proceeded to turn her computer and showcase her windowsill FULL. OF. PLANTS. Yep, total plant and cat mama. She explained that she had to put her plants on the windowsill so her cats couldn’t eat them. As she continued to accumulate plants (as a good…

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